Month: December 2020

Vineyard Haven, MA. tops LendingTree’s list of Most Expensive Small Towns getty Here are the most expensive small towns with the big city housing prices according to LendingTree. The lure of small-town living has never been greater as we saw with the recent migration from city to suburbs and beyond.  ADVERTISEMENT LendingTree recently analyzed the
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China has the largest concentration of bitcoin miners worldwide with estimates noting the country captures anywhere between 50-65% of the global hashrate. Xinjiang, the autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China, ostensibly accommodates 35% of the hashrate. This week a regional report from China and statements from the head of operations at Genesis Mining,
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Harvey, Illinois, will exit water receivership oversight at the close of 2020 in a court-approved action the city says could help its pursuit of a debt restructuring. The fiscally depressed suburb south of Chicago has been mired in litigation in recent years with bondholders, its public safety pension funds, the city of Chicago and the
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Municipal bonds were stable on Wednesday as the market remained mostly unchanged on the last full trading day of 2020. Thursday will see an early close with a full close on Friday. Trading will resume on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Residual position-squaring is about all that is happening this week — and much of last
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The EU and China have announced a long-awaited deal on an investment treaty, in a move that is aimed at opening up lucrative new corporate opportunities but risks antagonising president-elect Joe Biden’s incoming US administration.  The accord was confirmed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and EU leaders including European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen
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When COVID-19 closures first began back in March, residents of major cities like New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston started heading out of town—some temporarily, some permanently. Rental buildings in New York City went from fully occupied and commanding top dollar to 50 percent vacancy, practically overnight. Many city-dwellers found themselves for the first
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Major lawsuits of interest to the municipal market will continue in several Southeast states in 2021. They include cases challenging a South Carolina utility’s bond disclosure practices, a fight over Florida toll bridge’s defaulted debt, and the so-called “water wars” litigation between Florida and Georgia. South Carolina-owned Santee Cooper says it is working on a
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During a bull market, negative news is quickly digested and the collateral damage is often limited. Therefore, even as XRP price dumped aggressively due to the uncertainty regarding the outcome of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit, other altcoins have largely been unaffected. Crypto market data daily view. Source: Coin360 Moreover, as Bitcoin’s (BTC) strong rally
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The UK drugs watchdog has approved the coronavirus vaccine made by Oxford university and AstraZeneca, boosting hopes that millions more Britons can be inoculated against the disease in the coming months as a new viral variant takes hold. AstraZeneca said on Wednesday the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency had given the jab an
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